Hinsdale South curricular bands are organized into 4 different groups that meet everyday as a class.
All members of Hinsdale South Bands make up our curricular marching band and pep-band. Marching Band rehearses during the school day as a class, and on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30pm. Rehearsals run regardless of weather.
All band students are required to attend the Hinsdale South Marching Band camp that takes place at the end of the summer.
Symphonic Band (1st Hour) Sophomores through Senior wind instruments. These students work on marching band during the fall season, and wind band music during the rest of the school year.
Percussion Ensemble (2nd Hour) All Hinsdale South percussionists. These students work on marching band music during the fall season, percussion ensemble & wind band music during the rest of the school year.
Concert Band (4th & 5th Hour) All Hinsdale South Freshman wind instruments. These students work on marching band during the fall season, and wind band music during the rest of the school year.
Wind Symphony Honors (10th Hour) Sophomores through Senior wind instruments by audition only. These students work on marching band during the fall season, and wind band music during the rest of the school year. These students have additional requirements to receive honors credit.
Holiday 2014 (Combined)
Spring 2015 Whiplash by Randall Standridge Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing arr. Randall Standridge Alligator Alley by Michael Daugherty (soloist Philip Andrango) Celebration Tribalesque by Randall Standridge John Williams in Concert arr. Paul Lavender
Holiday 2015 (Combined)
Spring 2016 Fall River Overture by Bob Sheldon Metamorphosis by Andy Boysen Jr Divertimento, III: March by David Bobrowitz (soloist Tuba player Wills Hawley) Shillelagh! By James Meredith
Holiday 2016 Christmas Troika by James Curnow Creed by William Himes March and Procession of Bacchus by Delibes, arr. Williams
May 2017 Adrenaline Engines by Randall Standridge Sheltering Sky by John Mackey African Dreams by Brant Karrick Funiculi, Funicula by Luigi Denza, arr. Michael Brown
Holiday 2017 Afterburn by Randall Standridge In the Bleak Midwinter by Holst arr. Robert W. Smith Farandole arr. Jay Bocook
May 2018 Intrepid Journey by Robert Sheldon In the Forest of the King by Pierre LaPlante Whiplash by Randall Standridge
Holiday 2018 Celebration by Randall Standridge Danny Boy arr. Sam Hazo Unraveling by Andy Boysen
Spring 2019 Seconds Out by Sam Hazo Lightning Field by John Mackey Tricycle by Andy Boysen
Symphonic Band (10th-12th) Holiday 2014 (combined)
Spring 2015 Patapan arr. Porter Eidam First Suite in Eb by Gustav Holst Exultant Heart by Jess Turner Star Trek Into Darkness arr. Michael Brown
Holiday 2015 (combined)
Spring 2016 Procession of the Nobles by Rimsky Korsakov Irish Tune from County Derry by Percy Grainger At a Dixieland Jazz Funeral by Jared Spears
Holiday 2016 Bugler’s Holiday by Leroy Anderson The Redwoods by Rossano Galante Holiday Piece by David Foster, arr. Jay Dawson
May 2017 Awakening Hills by Richard Saucedo Amazing Grace by Frank Ticheli Perilous Voyage by Corey J. McBride The King Across the Water by Bruce Fraser
Holiday 2017 As All the Heavens Were a Bell by Jay Bocook Baby It’s Cold Outside arr. John Moss Happy Holidays/White Christmas arr. Ted Ricketts
Spring 2018 Arsenal by Jan Van Der Roost Shenandoah by Ticheli With Quiet Courage by Larry Daehn The King Across the Water by Bruce Fraser
Holiday 2018 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer arr. Paul Lavender Greensleeves, arr. Alfred Reed Winter Holiday by James Swearingen
Spring 2019 The Thunderer by Sousa Seagate Overture by James Swearingen Into the Storm by Robert W. Smith
Holiday 2017 (first Wind Symphony Concert) Symphonic Dances for Wind Orchestra (I. Renaissance Dances) by Fukuda October by Eric Whitacre Second Suite in F (IV. Dargason) by Gustav Holst Vesuvius by Frank Ticheli
Percy Grainger Festival 2018 Children’s March by Percy Grainger Bloom by Steven Bryant Resplendent Glory by Rossano Galante
May 2018 Play! by Carl Holmquist Lux Aurumque by Eric Whitacre Lincolnshire Posy (I, II, VI) by Percy Grainger Imaginarium by Randall Standridge
Holiday 2018 Amparito Roca arr. Aubrey Winter Cruel Moon by John Mackey Heroes! by Stephen Mitton (commissioned piece) Cowboys by Williams arr. James Curnow
Spring 2019 The Gladiator by John Philip Sousa (arr. Bill Jastrow) From Gold by Sam Hazo Concertino by Cecile Chaminade (soloist Tony Lu) Allelujah Laudamus Te by Alfred Reed
Holiday 2014 Carmina Burana arr. Jay Bocook Happy Holiday/White Christmas arr. Ted Ricketts Hallelujah from Messiah arr. David Marlatt Amazing Grace by Frank Ticheli
Spring 2015 Wicked by Stephen Schwartz arr. Bocook Falling Leaves by Ricky King (student) Chicago arr. Ted Ricketts Instant Concert by Harold Walters
Holiday 2015 The Nutcracker Suite arr. Andrew Balent Les Miserables arr. Warren Barker Christmas Music for Winds arr. John Cacavas White Christmas arr. Ron Ringwald
Spring 2016 Time from Inception by Hans Zimmer Star Wars arr Vladimir Dimovski Lord of the Rings arr. Victor Lopez
Holiday 2016 Canadian Brass Christmas arr. Howard Cable Season’s Greetings arr. Paul Jennings
Pops 2017 Jersey Boys arr. Michael Brown Michael Jackson: Through the Years arr. Michael Brown Happy by Pharrell Williams, arr. Michael Brown Hamilton arr. Brubaker
Spring 2017 Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, arr. Jay Bocook Aladdin by Alan Menkin, arr. Paul Jennings
Holiday 2017 Santa’s Journey by Kaighin Christmas Finale arr. John Edmondson
Pops 2018 La La Land arr. Michael Brown The Wiz arr. Bob Lowden Moana arr. Jay Bocook
Spring 2018 Lion King Instant Concert
Holiday 2018 Christmas Finale arr. John Edmondson ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas arr. Long
Pops 2019 Game of Thrones arr. Jay Bocook The Greatest Showman arr. Paul Murtha Star Wars arr. John Tatgenhorst Blues Brothers arr. Paul Murtha
Spring 2019 Black Panther by Goransson, arr. Brown Instant Concert by Harold W. Walters